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Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 am
When visitors come to Illinois, they enjoy our cities, towns, and countryside. They fill our hotels, meeting centers, restaurants, shops and attractions. And, most importantly, they leave behind an ec...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 “As goes the leadership of the top 100 cities, so goes the country’s economic future,” suggests Jim Clifton, Gallop CEO, in The Coming JOBS War. “Fixing America’s biggest problems and ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
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 The train carrying Abraham Lincoln’s body drew throngs of mourners across Illinois as it completed the last leg of its journey from Chicago to Springfield. That was 150 years ago this week. De...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

And a response from the ALPLM advisory board

We write today with deep concern over the future of historic preservation in Illinois and all the educational and economic benefits it provides. We’re hoping you’ll lend your voices to saving the ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 The war is over 150 years ago; a week later Lincoln is dead. Now it is three weeks till his body is finally laid to rest in Springfield. At first it seemed bizarre and maudlin to plan a reenactm...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
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 You don’t need a Walmart front-door greeter to find the flaw in the company’s recently announced boost in worker wages: it’s not enough. Not enough to pull its lowest-paid workers out of p...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:01 am
“Frances Platt, whatever happened to that wonderful mind of yours?”That was Miss Elizabeth’s greeting to my mother after not seeing her for years. The question was asked in a booming voice heard...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 am
 After Congress came a hair’s breadth from shutting down the Department of Homeland Security a few weeks ago, members of the leadership tried to reassure the American people. “We’re certain...

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